Finch: Russell will play very well if we make it to the Warriors

In the NBA playoffs, the Timberwolves lost to the Grizzlies 106-114 and were eliminated by a big score of 2-4. After the game, Timberwolves coach Finch was interviewed.

When asked about playing McLaughlin and not Russell at key moments, Finch said: “Russell has been a big one for us this season, he’s had a tough series this round. It happens, every series is unique. If we can get to the next round, matchup-wise, he’s going to play really well against the Warriors, who knows? That’s it, this is the playoffs basketball.”

In this game, Russell played 27 minutes and scored 7 points, 4 assists and 3 steals on 3 of 7 shots.

In this round of the series, Russell averaged only 12 points, 2.5 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game, and the shooting percentage was only 33.3%. It is worth mentioning that Russell averaged 31 points and 6.8 assists per game against the Grizzlies in the regular season this year, while shooting 56% and 46% from three.

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